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White boy vs White man

white boy—(U.S. Drug users) heroin:

  • Then there are the white boy drug dealers in the suburbs…. I know that only a small percentage of people is dangerous, but it’s best to be on the safe side.

white man —(dated) said of a good and righteous man back in the colonization days:

  • “Is it a marriage of true minds?” “It certainly is. Young Jon is a pretty white man.”

Cf.: play the white man —(UK dated) be decent and trustworthy in one’s actions:

  • When the enemy plays by different rules it is hard to play the white man.